On the path to Industry 4.0:

A+W Smart Factory Controls High-Tech Glass Production

A+W SmartFactory, a completely newly developed production system, controls a highly complex production of fire protection and safety glass in a fully automated way. In less automated plants, A+W SmartFactory controls employee activities and provides information about production statuses.

Networking along the value chain:

Window companies on the path to Industry 4.0

A window producer who wants to remain successful will digitalize consistently and eliminate non value adding work, e.g. searching for required elements. In addition to a state-of-the-art machine park, these companies especially need a comprehensive software solution along th e entire value chain.

GLASWLET Interview with Dr. Klaus Mühlhans

Can umati lead us out of the "interface jungle"?

Under the umati (universal machine technology interface) brand, a working group of the glass technology forum of the VDMA is advancing the development, dissemination, and use of open machine interface standards. Dr. Klaus Mühlhans explains in an interview what this involves.

Industry 4.0 is more than production optimization

In their search for new digital sales channels, many innovative companies in the window industry have started to set up webshops such as A+W iQuote for mobile online ordering. This new selling mode means maximum flexibility, mobility and time savings for the customer.

Is your flat glass company ready for the future?

Be successful in a demanding industry

As a glass processor or insulated glass manufacturer, you produce high-quality flat glass products that have to be delivered quickly. Product variety and performance are increasing, yet lot sizes are usually small, thus, we talk about demanding variant production frequently with a lot size of one. You've got a handle on this. But is that a sufficient prerequisite for solid business?

Software for Glass

A+W offers software solutions for flat glass businesses of any size with any production environment. Our glass software is the intelligent backbone of your business.

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Software for Windows and Doors

With A+W Cantor, the fully integrated software solution for window, door and roller shutter manufacturing, you have all commercial and technical processes under control.

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Industry Solutions

Through our software, A+W delivers comprehensive solutions for the entire value chain. We specialize in products for flat glass, windows, doors, and automotive glass.
Our track record shows accuracy, efficiency and reliability are our strengths.

"With the A+W Production system, we manage our complex product mix very flexibly. No more sheets are lost. And there are almost no complaints. We produce much greater quantities in the same amount of time. In addition, ..."

Markus Heil, IT Manager, Glasprofi

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"Our customers cannot make any more mistakes with A+W iQuote. The entire order runs through a restriction check based on our master data. We get a complete, technically correct order; questions and long-winded clarifications ..."

Wolfgang Neutatz, Managing Director, Schlotterer

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